'''Robert Bly''' (born December 23, 1926) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the mythopoetic men's movement
. His most commercially successful book to date was ''Iron John: A Book About Men
a key text of the mythopoetic men's movement, which spent 62 weeks on the The New York Times Best Seller list|''The New York Times'' Best Seller list
He won the 1968 National Book Award for Poetry
for his book ''The Light Around the Body''.